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By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 18,2018
It began as a grassroots movement in Gaza to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba (or catastophe), when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced from their homes in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 11,2018
What began as spontaneous protests in Iraq’s oil-rich southern governorate of Basra last July over poor public services and high unemployment has become the fulcrum of the country’s political struggle, which has deepened since Iraqis went to the polls last May.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 04,2018
Time is running out for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his government.
By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 28,2018
It is not difficult to understand the US administration’s decision last week to block $200 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) when one looks at the move as yet another piece in a master plan that is becoming clearer every day.
By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 07,2018
By most accounts, the Syrian civil war is slowly winding down and its final chapter is already being written.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 31,2018
In war and peace, the beleaguered Gaza Strip features as a hot trigger for both. The US and Israel are trying to change the status quo in the strip that came about after Hamas became its de facto ruler following a coup against the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 2007.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 24,2018
More than two months after Iraqis headed to the polls to elect a new parliament and as Muqtada Al Sadr, whose reformist-nationalist bloc emerged as the biggest winner, was busy hammering together a coalition that represents all Iraqis and promising to put the country on a new tra
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 17,2018
Israel is about to adopt one of the most controversial laws in its history, possibly more contentious than its declaration of independence 70 years ago at the expense of the Palestinians.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 11,2018
Russia did not win the prized World Cup trophy this year, but its squad was so close to reaching the semifinals last Saturday that millions of Russians celebrated this historic feat.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 03,2018
The joint Syrian-Russian offensive in southern Syria, which began more than two weeks ago, may be ending sooner than later as more rebel groups fighting under the umbrella of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) embrace reconciliation deals negotiated through Russia.

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